Communication Studies

Department of Communication Studies News

The latest faculty, staff, and student news for the Department of Communication Studies. For College news and upcoming events, visit the News & Events section.

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    Polling Society admitted to national organization

    The Emerson College Polling Society (ECPS) has been named a Charter Member of the American Association of Public Opinion Research (AAPOR) Transparency Initiative—joining the ranks of more than 20 top polling organizations, including the Pew Research Center, the Gallup Organization, and the Washington Post.

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    Gallant, Raynauld talk email etiquette

    Two faculty members were quoted in a January 12 Slate.com article discussing the etiquette of placing one’s email address in an email signature.

  • Joe Randazzo

    Randazzo ’02 msnbc.com piece on free speech

    Responding to the killings of 12 people at the office of French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, former editor of The Onion Joe Randazzo ’02 emphasizes the importance of freedom of speech and satire in a free society.

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    Gerzof Richard’s tech picks in Entrepreneur.com

    Marketing Communications faculty member David Gerzof Richard’s top tech picks from the 2015 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) are highlighted in Entrepreneur.com.

  • Olympics Boston

    Boston Olympics proposed by students in project

    Kelsey Doherty ’14 Donovan Birch ’14, and Luke Fraser ’14, did a project for their sports communication class last spring advocating for the 2024 Olympics to come to Boston.

  • Gianvito

    Gianvito: Sony attempts to protect profits

    Sony’s decision to axe the movie The Interview due to an unprecedented cyber attack, which U.S. officials are blaming on North Korea, could have a lot to do with protecting its profits, said John Gianvito, a filmmaker and Emerson associate professor.

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    Boston teens create websites at Emerson

    Communication Studies students this week celebrated a semester-long project at the Bird Street Community Center in Boston in which they helped teens and pre-teens develop personal websites as a way to promote youth empowerment and expression.

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    Historical performer Anderson awarded

    John D. Anderson, the associate professor in Communication Studies known nationally for his one-person performances of prominent historical figures, has been named winner of the Distinguished Service Award  from the National Communication Association (NCA). 

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